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Modeled after C-SPAN, the Illinois Channel is an educational, nonprofit corporation formed to provide unedited, nonpartisan, televised coverage of Illinois state government proceedings and other public affairs events from around the state.

The mission of the Illinois Channel is: 1) to provide citizens with the means to watch their state government at work; 2) to provide elected and appointed officials and others who influence public policy with a direct conduit to citizens without filtering their points of view; 3) to provide the audience with frequent, unfettered access to elected and appointed officials, governmental bodies, agencies and commissions, and other decision makers; and 4) to adhere to broadcast production values that accurately convey the business of state government without editing, interpreting, or distorting the proceedings.

For more information, visit our website at www.illinoischannel.org.

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Feb 7, 2019 ICTV
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State Capitol - State Treasurer Mike Frerichs (D) and new Attorney-General, Kwame Raoul, the first Black to hold the office of Illinois Attorney-General, are joined by Lt Gov Juliana Stratton (D) the first black woman to hold that office, as Black History Month is celebrated under the dome of the State Capitol.
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State Capitol, Feb 6, 2019 - A year ago, Denise Rotheimer made allegations of sexual harassment against a sitting state senator, who subsequently lost his reelection. Now a year later, after the headlines have left the public's attention, she returns to the State Capitol, to ask why there's still no permanent appointment of a Legislative Inspector-General, who is supposed to investigate allegations of legislative misconduct.
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State Capitol, February 7, 2019 - For better or worse, the State of Illinois is on its way to setting a minimum wage of $15 per hour. That's roughly $30,000 a year for a full-time job.
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Governor's Office, February 7, 2019 -- Gov Pritzker is joined by Senate and House members in his office, following the Illinois Senate voting to approve a $15 an hour minimum wage. Sen Kim Lightford (D), the Senate sponsor of SB-1, addresses what she sees as the key issues that call for the bill's passage. Rep Will Guzzardi (D), the House sponsor also responds to reporters' questions. The bill would begin raising the state's minimum wage on January 1, 2020... with a planned ramp up of the...
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State Capitol - Th e Republican Senate caucus of the state legislature endorsed a redistricting reform proposed by Democratic senator Julie Morrison, and argued that voters of both parties are injured when political parties are drawing the legislative districts. The effort to reform the redistricting of Illinois' political districts gained a lot of momentum under Gov Bruce Rauner, who backed an effort that gathered some 400,000 signatures across the state, but ultimately they amendment to...
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State Capitol, February 6, 2019 - Rob Karr, President and CEO of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, shares the impact of a $15 minimum wage on retail businesses in Illinois. Karr says too many of the lawmakers, where 2/3rds come from the Chicagoland area, are not fully considering the areas of the state where the business environment is nowhere near as vibrant as Chicago. Karr also points out the layering of new costs on retail business, that has an average profit margin of 2%, could...
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State Capitol, Feb 5 2019 - It's called "Tobacco 21" by those pushing the bill, HB-345, that would limit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 in Illinois. In this press conference that was held just a short time before the bill went before a committee, members of the Illinois medical community from various organizations, shared their views on the need to limit tobacco sales. Among those speaking to reporters was Senate President, John Cullerton (D). A similar...
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Feb 4, 2019 ICTV
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Chicago - Gov Pritzker speaks to the Equality Illinois Gala, and speaks to his support of the rights of all citizens irrespective of sexual orientation. The Illinois Equality Gala is billed as the largest in LGBTQ formal event the Midwest, celebrating the progress of the equality movement and recommitting to fighting for full LGBTQ rights for all.
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Springfield - At the Center for Medical Innovation at Memorial Hospital, Sen Dick Durbin (D) proposed changes in the ability of pharmaceutical companies to increase their prices. Durbin's proposal, which he calls the "Flat Prices Act" would reduce the period of time in which the manufacturer of a drug can enjoy an the exclusive right to sell it, IF the firm increases the price on their drug by more than 10% in a year. This proposal comes within the backdrop of rapidly rising drug...
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Springfield, February 1, 2019. - With another potential shutdown of the Federal government just two weeks away, Congressman Rodney Davis, who represents a large portion of Central Illinois, meets with several Federal employees at the Lincoln Home Historic site, to hear how the recent 35 day shutdown of the Federal government impacted their lives. Rep Davis shares his idea on a proposed law that would make changes to how Federal employees are paid, so that in the event of a future shutdown, the...
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Jan 31, 2019 ICTV
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Springfield -- Former Illinois State Senator John Sullivan (D) holds his first press conference as the nominee to be the state's new Director of Agriculture. Sullivan -- who is himself a farmer from the Quincy area --- is as knowledgeable on the ways of Springfield politics as he is running a combine. As a former member of the Appropriations committee, he has a deep knowledge of the budget process and the need to control spending. And and as a farmer, he knows the impact severe regulations can...
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Jan 29, 2019 ICTV
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From the State Capitol - As some in Illinois government now argue we need to increase the taxes on fuel, Don Schaefer. Executive VP of the Midwest Truckers Association, gives us the breakdown of the taxes already included in one gallon of fuel, and how the layering of Federal, State and local taxes on fuel means much of the revenue paid at the pump does not go to transportation projects, despite what many think. While the motor fuel tax has not been increased in many years, other taxes have...
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Jan 29, 2019 ICTV
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Capitol Hill, Washington - In testimony before the US House Oversight Committee, Dr Roy, a witness before the committee investigation why pharmaceutical drug prices are so expensive - says the arguments offered by the pharmaceutical industry make no sense.
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Jan 27, 2019 ICTV
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Springfield -- For some, coal is the environmental boogie man, damaging the air and the planet. It's frequently the target of those condemning the use of fossil fuels. And yet, coal remains the primary energy source for producing electricity around the world. In Illinois - we sit on top of a coal basin that is said could meet Americas energy needs for the next 200 years. And yet, much of Illinois coal is not even used by Illinois electric producers -- because despite having a higher BTU than...
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Jan 25, 2019 ICTV
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From the Illinois Assn of School Boards Conference - Lt Matthew Boerwinkle shares how he works in the Safety Education program within the Illinois State Police. His instructions are sometimes surprising, yet can save the life of a teen just beginning to drive, or that of a parent unaware of the dangers posed by loose items - such as groceries - in the back of a car.
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White House, January 25, 2019 - In an 18 minute address, President Trump announced an agreement with Democrats in Congress to end the longest government shutdown in American history. Under the deal, Democrats will agree to discuss border security and hear the input of those from the Dept of Homeland Security and the Border Patrol as to what they say is needed to secure the border. President Trump also outlined what he said were the threats that are continuing to have horrible consequences for...
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From the City Club of Chicago -- Three members of the Chicago Tribune discuss what they uncovered in a special series that looked at one of the most violent weekends in Chicago during the summer of 2018. What was going on in the neighborhoods; why didn't more people talk to police investigating the crimes, what was the response by Chicago's criminal justice system? In this panel discussion we hear a side of Chicago's violence from those who live it daily, and what the rest of society may need...
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Jan 23, 2019 ICTV
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Springfield, January 23 2019 - Governor JB Pritzker took executive action joining the U.S. Climate Alliance, becoming the 18th governor to propose to honor elements of the Paris Climate Agreement, which President Trump had the US withdraw from. Joined by Jen Walling of the Illinois Environmental Council, a coalition of 80 environmental groups in the state, and Jack Darin of the IL Chapter of the Sierra Club, the governor signed his Executive Order.
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Jan 21, 2019 ICTV
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Chicago, January 21, 2019 -- Speaking at the Rainbow PUSH organization's MLK Day ceremonies, Gov Pritzker uses the phrase made famous by Martin Luther King, "The Fierce Urgency of Now" as he mentions the need to move quickly toward goals that he says he wants his administration to pursue, to improved the lives of Illinois citizens
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Jan 19, 2019 ICTV
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From the White House, January 19, 2019 - With the government shutdown continuing over a fight of whether to build a border wall, President Trump offers a series of steps that includes $5.7 billion for a border barrier, as well as reforms to DACA and changes in the current status of illegal immigrants already in the nation.
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Jan 18, 2019 ICTV
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Chicago -- Sen Don Harmon (D) who sponsored SB-337, said it was an idea he first proposed in 2003, and that he never imagined it would take 16 years to see it become law. On Thursday, January 17, 2019 - Gov JB Pritzker in his first week in office, signed the bill that would require Illinois Gun Dealers to be certified with the state for an annual cost of $1500 [$300 w/out a physical store]. The bill also requires the installation of video cameras and the maintenance of video files, so law...
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From the Illinois Association of School Boards conference in Chicago - We hear from Carly Posey, a mother of children who survived the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting. Though survivors, we hear how the horrors of such violence changes ones life, and how Carly Posey is now working as the Mission Director with the ILoveUGuys Foundation, to work with educators and share lessons.
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In our Capitol Insiders segment, we speak with Don Schaefer, Executive Vice President of the Midwest Truckers Association, on the health of the trucking industry, the need for more drivers and what this long-time observer of Illinois politics thinks of the launch of the Pritzker Administration.
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Jan 15, 2019 ICTV
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From Springfield, January 14, 2019 - Gov Pritzker takes the oath of office and becomes the 43rd Governor of Illinois.
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Governor's Office, State Capitol - On his first full day in office, Gov Pritzker ordered flags lowered to honor a State Trooper, signed an executive Order on Transparency, and signed a bill on wage protection. He also took reporters questions on his inaugural party, and his intention to raise the minimum wage going forward to $15/hour.
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State Capitol - With less than a week left in his term, Gov Bruce Rauner and Lt Gov Evelyn Sanguenetti met with reporters in the Governor's Office at the Capitol, to discuss what they saw as the impact their administration had on the state -- where they made progress, and what areas he did not succeed. The Governor speaks of his future plans, and what recommendations he holds for the new administration, and for the Illinois Republican Party.
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State Capitol - As the legislature approached the end of its term, we speak with Republican Rep Steve Anderson, who was one of 10 Republicans who voted to override Gov Rauner's veto of the state budget in July 2017. As he approached his final day as a member of the House, he shared his thoughts on his service and the legislative environment on the eve of Gov JB Pritzker's inauguration.
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Jan 8, 2019 ICTV
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From the State Capitol - Rep Allen Skillicorn (R), holds a press conference prior to a rally, to voice the opposition to any effort to increase the motor fuel tax. Rep Skillicorn notes the surrounding states have cheaper fuel and that trucking firms can now drive through Illinois without having to pay for higher priced fuel. The difference between fuel prices in St Louis and in Illinois side of the Mississippi, can often be ten to 20 cents a gallon, or more. With a truck holding 300 gallons of...
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From the State Capitol - As her six year legislative career comes to a close, Rep Jeanne Ives, who nearly defeated Gov Rauner for the Republican nomination, shares her reflections on being a member of the Illinois House of Representatives. Her surprises, her disappointments, her views on the problems of the legislative process, and what the future may hold for her.
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From the White House - On January 4, 2019 - President Trump holds an hour-long press conference on the great Jobs Report, that showed the US Economy created 312,000 new jobs in December - nearly twice the predicted amount. the Government shutdown, negotiations with Democratic Leaders on reaching agreement on the issue of building a border wall. In the course of the press conference the President also took questions on many international and economic questions. Among the news making items were...
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Ch icago - From the Illinois Association of School Boards annual conference, we speak with Michel Skura, with the Illinois Arts Education Association. We hear why having Art Education as part of a curriculum is still a value to students in their careers, irrespective of their personal artistic abilities.
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Jan 2, 2019 ICTV
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Chicago - From the Illinois Association of School Boards annual conference, three lawmakers share their ideas on the challenges and reforms under consideration in the legislature. The continuing implementation of the School Funding formula, ideas to address the state's teacher shortages, property taxes, pensions, and whether mandates may be addresses, are among the topics.
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From the City Club of Chicago - Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza, who was just elected in November to a four year term as the State Comptroller, speaks to the City Club on her reason for running to be Chicago's Mayor. Mendoza speaks to her experience as a member of the Illinois House, her work in Chicago government and as the State's Comptroller, and how these giver her the background to take over as Chicago's Mayor.
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From Washington: President Trump makes comments regarding his intention to veto any short-term funding bill that does not include funding for building a border wall along the US and Mexico. The President wants $5 Billion as part of the funding and said in a tweet he had been assured when he signed the Omnibus Funding bill earlier in the year, that funding for the border wall would be included in the fall. Now with the government set to close down at midnight on Friday, without a funding bill...
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From the City Club of Chicago:  Former Police Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department, Garry McCarthy, who is now a candidate for Mayor of Chicago, gives an emotional delivery on his plan to fix Chicago. McCarthy, who spent his career in law enforcement and was in top leadership in NYC, on September 11, 2001 when the twin towers were attacked -- says we KNOW how to lower crime, and the massive rise in Chicago murders over the last 4 years is due to city government refusing to employ...
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Dec 10, 2018 ICTV
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From Springfield, Dec 10, 2018 - Gov-Elect JB Pritzker and Lt Gov-Elect Juliana Stratton, greeted their Democratic supporters on Monday morning as part of their "Thank You Tour" following their election. After remarks to supporters, in which Mr Pritzker noted he was the first Democrat to win in Republican counties of Sangamon, DuPage, and Champaign, in approximately 80 years, he met with reporters to talk about preparations for taking office in January.
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Dec 9, 2018 ICTV
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From the Illinois Association of School Boards annual conference, a panel of security experts discuss the threats in schools and how administrators need to think about these before a crisis hits. The program begins with a review of the shooting at the high school in Parkland, Florida in early 2018, with analysis of what when wrong and what went right. Why was no one killed on the Second Floor of the school, while there were multiple deaths on the third floor? What were the failures of law...
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From the Illinois Association of School Boards annual conference in Chicago, we talk with Superintendents and authors, Mike Lubelfeld, and Nick Polyak. In their second book and evolving the educational environment - we get "STUDENT VOICE, From Invisible to Invaluable" While schools are managed by layers of educators and School Board members -- the voice of students -- who spend their days in the classrooms, knowing the quality of teachers, of lunches, of events on campus, are seldom...
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Dec 6, 2018 ICTV
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From the City Club of Chicago: Ilinois Transportation Sec Randy Blankenhorn discusses the many challenges yet facing the state's transportation systems, as the Rauner Admin is about to end. Secretary Blankenship talks about the need for new income sources, the choking bureaucracy of state government that slows the process of getting things done, and what are some of the top priorities of Illinois' Transportation needs, as the Pritzker admin is about to take office
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Nov 29, 2018 ICTV
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From the City Club of Chicago, November 29, 2018 - He's the son and brother of former Mayors of Chicago. And now, Bill Daley, after serving as US Commerce Secretary, former WH Chief of Staff, and with a career in business -- Bill Daley wants the same title that was his father's and brothers, "Mayor of Chicago" In this speech, he offers his ideas on what are the biggest challenges facing the city, and how he'd address those. Education, crime, pensions, a broken financial system for the...
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Springfield - We go one-on-one with Illinois Manufacturing President Greg Baise, as he is about to leave his post that he's held since 1991. We hear his thoughts on the future of manufacturing in Illinois -- workforce development, the use of robotics, the impact of the Trump Administration on the economy. In this wide ranging conversation we also hear what's on the minds of Illinois manufacturers, the cost of worker's compensation in Illinois and whether it's improved, and the efforts to work...
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Illinois House Chamber - in a debate on SB-2481, a bill that would raise the potential payout to those injured by the liable acts of government, got heated and personal when Rep Stephanie Kifowit (D) suggested that Rep Peter Breen (R) and his family should know what it's like to drink water tainted with legionella bacteria, get sick and die. Rep Kifowit said later she was not truly hoping Breen and his family would die, but that it was a "hypothetical" example so that Breen would...
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Nov 26, 2018 ICTV
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In the wake of the 2018 election which saw the Democrats winning every statewide election, and picking up seats in both the Illinois House and Senate, Illinois Republicans have to rebuild. But based on what principles? The values of the conservatives, who were represented last March by Rep Jeanne Ives, or are the arguments of Republican moderates, who say conservatives can't win statewide in Illinois, the answer? And now that Bruce Rauner's checkbook is closing, who will financially suport the...
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From Chicago- At the Illinois Association of School Boards annual conference, Senators Scott Bennett (D) and Chuck Weaver (R), are joined by IL State Board Superintendent Tony Smith, as they give an update on educational issues expected to come up in the new legislature. The challenges for many districts across the state are the inability to find enough teachers or substitute teachers. Adapting to the new funding formula and seeking additional funds, And the continuing impact of soaring pension...
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From the State Capitol: The House Tourism Cmte hears testimony concerning problems which have arisen in the separate operations of the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, and its Foundation -- which has its own Executive Director and Board. Questions arose from some critics of the Foundation's priorities, and whether it is being operated for the support of the Library and Museum. One critic, Tony Leone, is a former Board member of the Foundation, who raises questions about where the...
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Springfield - In March of 2018, Rep Ives came very close to taking the Republican nomination for governor away from Bruce Rauner. She argued in part, that Rauner didn't represent the spirit of the Republican Party. Now, as she is nearing the end of her time in public office, with her term up in early January, we get her thoughts on the future of the Illinois Republican Party, what she would now be doing if she were Governor-Elect to get the state's finances fixed, and what the future may hold...
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From the State Capitol - Lawmakers from the House and Senate joined with members of the car rental industry to urge an override of Gov Rauner's veto of a bill that would apply the same regulations to "car sharing" that applies to major car rental firms. Car sharing is a new trend that allows car owners to make extra money by renting out their own car to people who just need a car for a few hours. Gov Rauner vetoed the bill, SB-2641 which passed in the Spring, that would force these...
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Nov 10, 2018 ICTV
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Springfield - We go One-on-One with Mark Prince, the 2018-2019 President of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Assn, to hear what he says are the role and responsibilities of Trial Lawyers in the legal system, and how their method of operating protects the legal right of those would could not otherwise afford to pay for an attorney. Mr Prince, who works in Marion, Illinois says those critics of the Trial Bar, are wrong in their claim that Illinois Workers Compensation costs are high due to the Trial...
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From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, in Springfield - We speak with Historian Mark DePue, as the world notes the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I, which ended at 11 am, on November 11th, 1918. It was a war that resulted in 10s of Millions dying. It was the first War to widely use machine guns, the first to have airplanes, dog fights, the use of gas as a weapon, the first use of tanks, of wired communications. And yet, that military tactics of the war - despite...
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Springfield - Just two days after his election as Governor of Illnois, JB Pritzker and his Lt Governor, Juliana Stratton, hold a press conference to announce the formation of their Budget and Innovation Transition Committee. Members include former Gov Jim Edgar (R), former State Comptroller Dan Hynes (D) and other notables from across the state in education, business, local government, and labor. In this first of his major announcements since his election, the Gov-Elect responds to reporters...
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Nov 1, 2018 ICTV
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From the City Club of Chicago - He's already held many major public positions in Chicago; the Mayor's Chief of Staff, the Head of Chicago Public Schools, the Park Board, among them. Now Gery Chico wants the number ONE position -- to be Mayor of Chicago. In this address, he goes over some of the policy issues and solutions he sees at a means to getting Chicago's finances repaired, and where the city needs to fix issues in housing, policing, and education.
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From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum - Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, who just released a new book in which she profiles the leadership styles of Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, FDR and Lyndon Johnson - who she worked with in the White House and as a aide in his post-presidency -- discusses what we can learn from these leaders. She notes that leadership is something that impacts us all, as there are leaders in our businesses, our churches, as well as in our government. How...
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Oct 28, 2018 ICTV
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From the City Club of Chicago - She's a graduate of Harvard Law School, and also a former Miss America, and Erika Harold says they are both instrumental in helping her be an effective Attorney-General, if elected. In her address, Erika Harold shares how her being bullied in school adds to her understanding of those who are targeted by others and their need to be protected under the law. She also lays out her views on a series of legal topics and where she will fight to improve the state -- in...
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Springfield - She's a former staffer with Sen Dick Durbin, but what caused Betsy Londrigan to run for Congress, happened several years ago when her oldest son was hiking and fell ill after a tick bite. What followed was a nightmare of nearly losing her son, who came so close to death he was given the last rites several times. To hear Londrigan tell her story, it's healthcare and the need to have affordable coverage that is her primary reason for seeking election. She's running against...
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Springfield -- It's the district that Lincoln once held in Congress, and 2018 brings a rematch for the two men who ran in 2016 for the seat that opened suddenly after Aaron Schock resigned. Two years ago, the race was won by Darin LaHood. His father Ray had held the seat for many years, before retiring, and then was asked by President Obama to serve as US Transportation Secretary. So Darin LaHood grew up around politics and has served both as a prosecutor, and as a state senator. Junius...
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Paris, Illinois - We often hear how it's incredibly difficult to create jobs in Illinois. But in this interview with Paris Mayor Craig Smith, we learn what Paris leaders are doing right, that's resulted in this town of 9,000 residents being able to attract major employers and help them expand their operations. The town is now so successful in creating employment that 25% of the workforce drives in daily from Indiana. Following our interview with Mayor Smith, we talk with Prof Hull from Lake...
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Oct 23, 2018 ICTV
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From the City Club of Chicago, Kwame Raoul, the Democratic candidate for Attorney-General shares how his upbringing and life history has contributed to his views on immigration, gun violence, and law enforcement.
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Oct 23, 2018 ICTV
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From Springfield: In light of the outbreak of Legionaries' disease in Quincy, we talk with an expert on what causes the illness, how it can be properly diagnosed, and what can be done to avoid this from forming in our water pipes or HVAC systems.
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Chicago -- First Lady Diana Rauner and the Head of the Illinois Dept of Public Health, release the results of the first study of maternity and morbidity rates. The results show that on average, 73 women in Illinois die annually from pregnancy or post-pregnancy. We see that diet and lifestyles contribute to the death rates among women who become pregnant, and that 44% of those women who die, obesity was a contributing factor.
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Oct 13, 2018 ICTV
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Edwardsville - In early October, at a rally in Iowa, President Trump announced he's proposing allowing the use of E-15 as a fuel additive, year-round. The use of E-15, which means Ethanol at 15% of a gallon of gasoline, had been limited to use during the winter driving season. Some critics say the use of E-15 over the summer driving season will add to smog. John Caupert, Executive Director of the National Corn Ethanol Research Center on the campus of SIUE in Edwardsville -- tells the Illinois...
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Oct 12, 2018 ICTV
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Springfield - With the fight on to hold the US House for Republicans, Vice President Mike Pence today came to Springfield to campaign for Congressman Rodney Davis in the 13th district, that takes in Eastern and Central Illinois. Ever since his first election in 2012 by a mere 1,500 votes -- the closest in the nation that year - Congressman Davis has been targeted by Democrats looking to flip the district. With Democrats loking to pickup 24 seats around the nation to take control of the US...
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Oct 11, 2018 ICTV
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White House -- President Trump announces new initiatives to fight human trafficking -- what the President referred to as modern
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Oct 11, 2018 ICTV
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Springfield, October 9, 2018 - From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, members of the Illinois Supreme Court are joined by attorneys and judges from across the state, to mark the 200th anniversary of the founding of Illinois' Judicial Branch. On October 9, 1818 the first four judges were appointed to sit on the Illinois Supreme Court. In fact, in October of 1818 Illinois was not yet a state -- and the judges were appointed as Territorial
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Oct 8, 2018 ICTV
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While the Illinois Channel covers state government, we also connect you with significant issues, events and life styles across the state.
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Godfrey Illinois - Whether it's on social media, in our business world, or our government operations -- the threat of cyber attack that can steal our information, cripple our electric grid, or confound our election results -- is a threat to us all. With that in mind, we recently spoke at Lewis & Clark Community College with John Bambenek, Vice-President for Security Research and Intelligence at ThreatSTOP. He also teaches a course in cyber security at the University of Illinois.
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Oct 8, 2018 ICTV
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From Springfield - on Manufacturing Day, Congressman Rodney Davis, a Republican who is targeted as one of the districts Democrats look to flip if they are to take control of the House, talks with reporters about the growing economy, the recovery of manufacturing and the need to train workers for the available jobs.
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Oct 5, 2018 ICTV
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From Chicago, October 5, 2018 - Produced by CAN-TV, we re-air the Attorney-General forum featuring Republican Erika Harold and Democrat Sen Kwame Raoul. The two candidates for attorney-general of Illinois respond to a series of question on the application of criminal law, opioids, marijuana, defending the state in civil suits, immigration, gun control, and questions from the audience.
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From the City Club of Chicago - Sen Dubrin on Monday, October 1, announced a new initiative with Chicago based hospitals, to engage in a cooperative effort to diminish the violence in Chicago. The potential of hiring young people into internships, to show them the promise of good jobs, in lieu of a life in crime, is one of the features. The program is called HEAL, which stands for Hospital, Engagement, Action, Leadership.
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From t he City Club of Chicago - Jim Dodge, who has an MBA in Finance shares his plans on making the Illinois Treasurer's office more highly focused on core function, with a goal of making the office a champion
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From Springfield - Dr Brent Clark tells the Illinois Channel of the issues pending for School Administrators as we begin the new school year. He mentions the passage of the new funding formula and the impact that is just beginning to have on improved funding for rural schools and those in poor areas of the state. He also talks about the impact on schools from the state not passing a budget for two years, and where they stand now in getting the funding that was owed to them on categorical grants.
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Shelia Weinberg, the founder of the nonprofit, Truth In Accounting, talks with the Illinois Channel on the report her group just released, in which they ranked the 50 states for fiscal soundness. Weinberg tells the Illinois Channel that Illinois has improved in some areas, but still fails to properly account for all its costs -- noting they fail to account for billion in healthcare costs. The lack of proper accounting of costs, is a major reason the state has contined to dig deeper in the hole...
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Sep 25, 2018 ICTV
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From the City Club of Chicago: State Treasurer Mike Frerichs talks about the reforms and initiatives that he's implemented in his first term and how that's lead to the state making more interests on its investments. He also shares his fight with life insurance companies who were failing to tell beneficiaries that they had money due to them, when a relative died with a policy in place. Treasurer Frerichs grew up around Champaign/Urbana, is a graduate of Yale, and speaks Chinese. He previously...
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From the Union League of Chicago -- Members of the Illinois House Republican caucus are joined by former State Comptroller, Leslie Munger, as they argue Illinois Democrats are insincere on the issue of no paying lawmakers when they fail to pass a budget. F ormer Comptroller Munger notes her support for this when she was in office two years ago. Other Representatives say their Democratic opponents are running on this issue -- but the Republicans say the Democratic candidates are merely using...
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Tony Leone, a former Board member of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, discusses his concerns over the Lincoln Presidential Library's Foundation gathering money from the Museum's book store and catering businesses, that he says should go instead directly to support the operation of the Library and Museum.
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Paris, Illinois -- For years, students here lived in a community of 9,000 that was stuck with an aging high school over 100 years old, that had no athletic fields. But that's no longer the case. Today we see an amazing $40 million high school sitting on 68 acres, with fields for football, baseball, tennis courts, and a Fine Arts Center. How this came about, the examples of cooperation between school districts, the city, and the community at large, showcases not just a new high school, but what...
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